FBI Arrests 2 Venezuelan Illegal Immigrants 

At a glance

  • The FBI announced on Tuesday that two illegal immigrants from Venezuela were arrested and charged for allegedly pushing, dragging and punching a Border Patrol agent while being apprehended in Texas.
  • Kevin Escalona Gonzalez, 35, and 27-year-old Yuleixy Mata Fuentes – two Venezuelan nationals and “undocumented non-citizens” – were arrested for an assault on a federal officer on Oct. 31.
  • At approximately 6:45 a.m. that day, a U.S. Border Patrol agent was advised of a group of undocumented non-citizens crossing into the United States. It was not clear how many migrants were in the initial group.

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